10 Highlights from the Shanghai Biennale 2016


The Shanghai Biennale “Why Not Ask Again: Arguments, Counter-arguments, and Stories” (12 November 2016 to 12 March 2017) at Shanghai Power Station of Art is curated by India’s Raqs Media Collective.

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“Phantom Punch”: contemporary art from Saudi Arabia at Bates College, Lewiston


“Phantom Punch” presents contemporary art from Saudi Arabia as part of a a larger ongoing project of four coordinated group exhibitions of Saudi art in the United States.

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“The world precedes the eye” at Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore


The exhibition at ICA Singapore, running until 1 February 2017, features 9 emerging and mid-career artists from the Asia-Pacific region whose work spans sculpture, installation, painting, moving image and sound.

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Algerian artist Mohamed Bourouissa’s “Horseday” at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam


Algerian-born Mohamed Bourouissa’s current exhibition “Horseday” continues in the vein of his previous projects where he composes photographic images of the daily lives of his subject.

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Taiwanese artist Yin-Ju Chen’s “Extrastellar Evaluations II – A Dialogue Concerning Two Chief World Systems” at CFCCA, Manchester – in pictures


Multimedia artist Yin-Ju Chen encourages audiences to question the categories of art, science, superstition, history and ritual, whilst creating new mythologies around minimalist art.

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“The Incident of Art / The Art of Incident”: young Turkish artists at Akbank Sanat in Istanbul – in pictures


Ten young Turkish artists explore coincidence and art at Akbank Sanat in Istanbul.

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Women, textile and technology: “TECHSTYLE Series 1.0: Ariadne’s Thread” at MILL6 Foundation, Hong Kong


The video art exhibition and international discussion forum “TECHSTYLE Series 1.0: Ariadne’s Thread” seeks to exchange and generate knowledge to support the changing landscape of textile today.

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“Flat Sunlight”: Vietnamese artist Lena Bui at The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, Ho Chi Minh City – in pictures


The new Factory Contemporary Arts Centre in Ho Chi Minh City holds exhibition organised by Oxford Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnamese artist Lena Bui has been collaborating with the Oxford Clinical Research Unit for years to develop … Continue reading